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We strongly advise you purchase comprehensive travel insurance before you leave. BME can recommend JS Insurance for travellers from the UK and AIG Travel Guard for travellers from the USA.

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Practical Beijing Travel Advice

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Essential Beijing Travel Tips:
  • Always carry toilet roll
  • Don’t drink tap water
  • Carry a phrase book and camera wherever you go, you never know when you might want either of them
  • Bring more than one way of getting money – e.g. cards and cash
  • When you have the chance – e.g when paying restaurant bills, break 100Y bills to get some change, smaller shops might not accept them
  • Pay attention to the weather – carry spare clothes in winter, sunscreen in summmer
  • Relax and have a great time!

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